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Zinedine Zidane Less than two years on the job, coach is already Real Madrid 4th most successful manager

Zidane won his sixth trophy at Real Madrid on Tuesday, August 8 with the 2-1 victory over Manchester United.

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Zinedine Zidane play Zinedine Zidane is not the fourth most successful manager in Real Madrid history (Getty Images)

Zinedine Zidane is already the fourth most successful manager at Real Madrid in just less than two years in charge of the club.

Zidane won his sixth trophy at Real Madrid on Tuesday, August 8 with the 2-1 victory over Manchester United in the UEFA Super Cup at the Phillip II stadium in Skopje.

Zinedine Zidane play Zinedine Zidane has won back to back Champions League titles (AFP)


Zidane became Real Madrid manager in January 2016 and four months later won his first trophy as manager of the club.

He led Real Madrid to Champions League glory in May 2016, the UEFA Super Cup in August and the World Club Cup in December.

Real Madrid won the 2017 La Liga title under the Frenchman.

Zinedine Zidane play

Coach Zinedine Zidane is tossed by players as Real Madrid won their 33rd La Liga title


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In June 2017, Zidane’s Real Madrid made history, becoming the first club in the Champions League era to win back to back European cups.

With the 2017 Super Cup win, Zidane is just a title away from equalling Vicente del Bosque’s seven trophies for Real Madrid.

Luis Molowny won eight trophies as Real Madrid boss while Miguel Munoz won 14.

Real Madrid Most Successful Managers

1.  Miguel Munoz: 14 trophies

European Super Cup - 1960, 1966

Intercontinental Cup - 1960

La Liga - 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1972

Copa Del Rey - 1962, 1970

2. Luis Molowny: Eight trophies

La Liga - 1978, 1979, 1986

Copa del Rey - 1974, 1982

UEFA Cup - 1985, 1986

Liga's Cup - 1985

3. Vicente Del Bosque: Seven trophies

La Liga - 2001, 2003

Spanish Super Cup - 2001

Champions League - 2000, 2002

European Super Cup - 2002

Intercontinental Cup - 2002

4. Zinedine Zidane: Six trophies

La Liga - 2017

Champions League - 2016, 2017

European Super Cup - 2016, 2017

FIFA Club World Cup - 2016

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